11 Superb St. Patrick's Day Sales for 2017

Every year on March 17, beer changes color from golden to green, and crepe shamrocks paper the town. The streets flood with parade-goers clad in green and orange, and the aroma of corned beef pervades the air. Amid all the hubbub, retailers join in the fun by launching superb St. Patrick's Day sales.

As the holiday approaches, keep your eye out for deals on apparel, electronics, gifts and other goodies. Make your pot of gold go further at these 11 St. Patrick's Day sales for 2017.

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1. Oriental Trading Company
Feb. 14 -- TBA

All season long, Oriental Trading Company is offering up to 50 percent off St. Patrick's Day accessories and party supplies. Visit the site to snatch up deals on festive hats, headpieces, beads, suspenders, balloons and decorations.

2. Spencer's
March 12 -- April 4

To celebrate St. Paddy's Day, Spencer's has released a collection of holiday-themed tees, costumes and accessories. You can get 20 percent off one item with promo code LUCKY17 or free shipping on orders over $30 with promo code CLOVER17.

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3. Cheryl's
Feb. 16 -- March 17

In honor of the holiday, Cheryl's is whipping up buttercream frosted shamrock-shaped cookies, frosted mint chocolate cookies and other treats. You can get 15 percent off your order with promo code TAKE15.

4. Target
March 12 -- March 18

Target is holding a sale throughout the week of St. Patrick's Day, offering deep discounts on apparel, outdoor living and more. Highlights from the event include:

-- 20 percent off women's jeans. -- Up to 20 percent off floor care items.
-- 20 percent off kids' dressy clothing.
-- 20 percent off outdoor living items.

5. Sears
March 12 -- March 18

As St. Paddy's Day approaches, Sears is hosting a sale on a huge range of home goods, apparel and electronics. Top deals include:

-- Up to 20 percent off bath towels and rugs. -- Up to 30 percent off dining furniture.
-- Up to 30 percent off bed and bath.
-- Up to 30 percent off sheets.
-- Up to 30 percent off cookware.
-- Up to 30 percent off TVs, computers and electronics with free shipping.
-- Up to 40 percent off fitness equipment.
-- Up to 50 percent off tools.
-- Up to 50 percent off pillows and pads.
-- Up to 60 percent off top-brand mattresses.
-- Up to 50 percent off spring fashions.
-- Up to 50 percent off women's dresses.
-- 70 percent off Marketplace clothing, appliances, mattresses and outdoor living with free shipping.

6. Kmart
March 12 -- March 18

During the week of St. Patrick's Day, Kmart is running a sale across nearly all categories. Highlights from the sale include:

-- Buy one, get one 50 percent off women's apparel. -- Buy one, get one 50 percent off men's apparel.
-- Buy one, get one 50 percent off shoes.
-- Buy one, get one 50 percent off baby and toddler apparel.
-- Buy one, get one 50 percent off select cosmetics.
-- Buy one, get one 25 percent off bikes and biking accessories.
-- Up to 30 percent off TVs, computers and electronics.
-- Up to 30 percent off major home appliances.
-- Up to 30 percent off home office furniture.
-- Up to 30 percent off tents and airbeds.
-- Up to 80 percent off fine jewelry.

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7. L.L. Bean
March 13 -- March 19

Over St. Patrick's Day week, L.L Bean is offering 20 percent off hiking clothes, footwear, packs and rainwear with promo code TRAIL. The sale includes free shipping.

8. New Balance
March 12 -- March 18

New Balance has launched a sitewide St. Patrick's Day sale, taking 15 percent off any order. To redeem the deal, enter promo code SHAMROCKS at checkout.

9. Big Lots
March 11 -- March 18

Big Lots is throwing a sale on select furniture and home goods this season. Top deals include:

-- Up to $100 off patio furniture and accessories. -- Buy one, get one 50 percent off cube storage organizers.
-- Buy one, get one 50 percent off replacement cushions.

10. JCPenney
March 17 (predicted)

Last St. Patrick's Day, JCPenney took an extra 25 percent off select products. This year, we expect a similar sale, with discounts of up to an extra 30 percent off qualifying orders.

11. Newegg
March 13 - March 17

Up until St. Patrick's Day, Newegg is taking up to 90 percent off TVs, laptops and other electronics. The online retailer is also offering up to 30 percent off hygiene and beauty products. Many items ship free.

Maria Cristina Lalonde, content editor at offers.com, devotes her time to blogging about shopping trends, consumer news and saving money. A graduate of Emerson College with a degree in writing, Maria makes regular appearances in publications like AskMen, Daily Finance and Consumer Reports. You can see more of her work and get tips for saving time and money on her blog at offers.com/blog.